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Semiminor axis of ellipse

Support for nonscalar input, including the syntax b = minaxis(vec), will be removed in a future release.


b = minaxis(semimajor,e)
b = minaxis(vec)


b = minaxis(semimajor,e) computes the semiminor axis of an ellipse (or ellipsoid of revolution) given the semimajor axis and eccentricity. The input data can be scalar or matrices of equal dimensions.

b = minaxis(vec) assumes a 2 element vector (vec) is supplied, where vec = [semimajor, e].

Introduced before R2006a